Jazz Through the Night

Weeknights and Sunday, midnight to 6 am; Saturday, 2 to 6 am

Night owls and early birds, take note! Our jazz hosts are spinning classics from our library, and the latest in acoustic jazz just for you!

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March 28, 2013

12:06 AM
Artist : Astrud Gilberto with Stanley Turrentine
Album : Gilberto with Turrentine
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12:09 AM
Love Theme From The Robe
Artist : Yusef Lateef
Album : Eastern Sounds
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12:13 AM
Stone Flower
Artist : Antonio Carlos Jobim
Album : Stone Flower
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12:17 AM
Key Largo
Artist : Sarah Vaughan
Album : Sarah Vaughan Plus Two
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12:23 AM
Something’s Coming
Artist : Stan Kenton
Album : Kenton's West Side Story
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12:27 AM
Artist : Charles Mingus
Album : Oh Yeah
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12:37 AM
Stay As Sweet As You Are
Artist : Betty Carter
Album : It's Not About The Melody
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12:44 AM
Just One More Chance
Artist : Billie Holliday
Album : Billie Holiday with Ray Ellis and his Orchestra
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12:51 AM
Be Good (Lions Song)
Artist : Gregory Porter
Album : Be Good
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12:58 AM
Searching (Pleading For Love)
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : Jazz: The Definitive Performances
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1:01 AM
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : Impressions
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1:15 AM
Blue Rondo A la Turk
Artist : Dave Brubeck Quartet
Album : Time Out
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1:22 AM
Mr. Lucky
Artist : Jack McDuff
Album : The Honeydripper
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1:30 AM
Watermelon Man
Artist : Herbie Hancock
Album : Headhunters
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1:37 AM
Artist : Rudresh Mahanthappa
Album : Gamak
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1:48 AM
The Price Of Freedom
Artist : Elmer Gibson
Album : Generation Dance
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1:57 AM
Jazz (Ain’t Nothing But Soul)
Artist : Bety Carter
Album : I Can't Help It
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2:02 AM
The Wheel Of Life
Artist : Jaleel Shaw
Album : The Soundtrack of Things to Come
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2:10 AM
Future Reflection
Artist : Gerald Clayton
Album : Life Forum
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2:15 AM
Artist : Ahmad Jamal
Album : Blue Moon
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2:31 AM
On Green Dolphin Street
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : The Miles Davis Quintet and Sextet
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2:41 AM
Big Queen
Artist : Robert Hurst
Album : BoB: A Palindrome
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2:50 AM
Three Gifts (from a Nigerian Mother to God)
Artist : Anthony Branker & Word Play
Album : Uppity
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3:06 AM
’Round Midnight
Artist : Dexter Gordon
Album : Homecoming
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3:19 AM
Artist : Terry Klinefelter
Album : Zingaro
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3:26 AM
Mood Indigo
Artist : Nina Simone
Album : Little Girl Blue
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3:33 AM
The Traveling Man
Artist : Melton Mustafa
Album : The Traveling Man
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3:42 AM
Four Brothers
Artist : Woody Herman and his Orchestra feat. Stan Getz
Album : Jazz: The Definitive Performances
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3:47 AM
A Thousand Autumns
Artist : Branford Marsalis
Album : The Dark Keys
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3:53 AM
Artist : Dianne Reeves
Album : Good Night and Good Luck
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4:02 AM
Red Clay
Artist : Freddie Hubbard
Album : Red Clay
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4:15 AM
Nica’s Dream
Artist : Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Album : The Jazz Messengers
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4:27 AM
Artist : Freddie Hubbard
Album : The Artistry of Freddie Hubbard
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4:37 AM
All Blues
Artist : Hope Morgan
Album : It's About Time
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4:44 AM
Blue Tortilla Waltz
Artist : Jim Ridl
Album : Blue Corn Enchilada Dreams
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4:53 AM
Artist : Wallace Roney
Album : Home
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5:06 AM
What Is This Thing Called Love?
Artist : Wolff & Clark
Album : Expedition
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5:11 AM
Who Used To Dance
Artist : Abbey Lincoln
Album : Who Used To Dance
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5:20 AM
Jackie McLean
Artist : Benny Green
Album : Magic Beans
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5:28 AM
Blessings In May
Artist : Joe Lovano Us Five
Album : Cross Culture
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5:35 AM
Artist : Rondi Charleston
Album : Signs of Life
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5:41 AM
One O’Clock Jump
Artist : Stanley Turrentine
Album : A Chip Off The Old Block
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5:49 AM
Love Me Or Leave Me
Artist : John di Martino & Warren Vache
Album : Impromptu
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5:55 AM
It’s Alright With Me
Artist : Erroll Garner
Album : Concert By The Sea
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